EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy is facing 13 monumental challenges that have built up over the past decades, after it emerged from the shadows of oil revenues when the US reimposed sanctions on the country, Vahid Shaqaqi-Shahri, a university professor and economist, says.
EghtesadOnline: What if American sanctions remain in place for the next year? Will their effects be any worse than what was experienced in the past two years? How is it possible to enhance economic stability under sanctions?
EghtesadOnline: The United States has set up a trap for European parties to the Iran nuclear deal by pushing to trigger the agreement's dispute resolution mechanism that could lead to the restoration of United Nations’ sanctions on Iran, a foreign policy expert said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran needs to refrain from engaging in a dispute with the United States over the sanctions snapback mechanism and should instead focus on securing its rights under the 2015 nuclear deal, an international law expert says.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea is in talks with the United States over Iran's call for Seoul to resume exports of humanitarian goods to Tehran, after tougher US sanctions virtually halted such trade.
EghtesadOnline: The American sanctions imposed on Iran violate the United Nations charter and international law, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told a conference in Qatar on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said his administration is determined to tackle issues arising from the United States' sanctions by both mobilizing domestic capacities and diplomacy with the world, but will stick to the principles of the Islamic Republic along the way.
EghtesadOnline: The idea of triggering the 2015 nuclear deal's dispute resolution mechanism, which could lead to the return of global sanctions against Iran, was not discussed during the recent meeting of the agreement's Joint Commission, according to a top Iranian diplomat, despite previous hints by European countries about considering it as an option.
EghtesadOnline: Russia is unlikely to suspend civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran as a result of US decision to not renew sanctions waivers related to the Fordow nuclear plant, a senior official said, adding that Tehran and Moscow are discussing the path forward.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Iran is open to holding a meeting with heads of state of the countries that originally signed the 2015 nuclear deal, including the United States, as soon as the American sanctions are completely removed.